Semolina with cinnamon and sugar

Original name : Seffa

Where Homemade
When Lunch, Dinner
Taste Sweet
Price $ $
Where
Homemade
When
Lunch, Dinner
Taste
Sweet
Price
$ $
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The seffa is the simplest sweet version of couscous.<br>The semolina is prepared in the same way as in the couscous, then sprinkle on it cinnamon and icing sugar.
Sometimes locals add peeled and fried almonds, raisins and/or dates as well. It can also be prepared with angel hair pasta.

Even if the recipe is very simple to make, the "Seffa" can be proposed in special occasions (weddings) or for invitations.
The "Seffa" is usually accompanied by milk flavored with orange flower water.

The #Seffa Medfouna,# which is a variety of the "Seffa" consist in preparing a chicken with sauce and hide it inside the "Seffa". "Madfouna" in Arabic means "the buried".
About this dish
In the local culture - For special occasions
SpicyVery slightly spicy
How to eat it - With a spoon
Caloric valueHigh
Temperature - Hot
Vegetarian , Vegan
Allergy - Contains gluten (wheat)
Difficulty of preparationAverage
How to cook - Steamed
Cooked - Raw - Cooked
Components
  • Couscous
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Butter
  • Water
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